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Storm Surge

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Are you prepared for when the waves go farther than the beach?

Storm surge is what happens when strong and powerful winds push waters to the shore. They can have so much force that they leave the beach and can cause flooding farther inland

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Check out the videos below for more information 

What is Storm Surge? 

How to prepare for Storm Surge

Want to see the map to know your storm surge risk? Find the map here

Type in your address and click on your building

Something like this should pop up. This means in a category 2 storm at this location there is a potential for storm surge up to 10- 15 feet above sea level. 

storm surge map example